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Louisiana Pensions: A Bargain for Teachers, A Burden for Taxpayers
Budget / Featured

Louisiana Pensions: A Bargain for Teachers, A Burden for Taxpayers

Many of our public pension systems operate outside the laws of reason and are usually motivated more by political interests than practical economics.

Louisiana Pensions Among Most Underfunded
Budget / Featured

Louisiana Pensions Among Most Underfunded

A study of the 100 largest public pension plans in the U.S. highlights Louisiana’s pension fund troubles.

Reasons to Worry?
Budget / Corruption / Featured / Pelican Site Featured

Reasons to Worry?

Potential conflicts and a growing interest in hedge funds have some eyeing Louisiana’s public retirement systems with renewed skepticism.

Special Report: Legacy of a Loophole
Budget / Featured / Pelican Site Featured

Special Report: Legacy of a Loophole

A retire-rehire program for teachers was approved by lawmakers 10 years ago, but today more than half of all participants are non-educators, while annual pension payouts are nearing $250 million

Education

Commentary: Public School Administrators Gaming the System

The Independent Weekly of Lafayette, LA produced an intriguing expose about one of the less scrupulous practices plaguing the public education sector. Entitled “The Revolving Door,” the article exposes how public school administrators, mainly in the Lafayette area, are exploiting retirement benefits intended for teachers. These retirement benefits are designed […]